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Federal appeals court strikes down rule granting religious and moral exemptions to birth control
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld an injunction against regulations allowing employers with religious or moral objections to deny birth control coverage to employees. The recent ruling affirms the injunction originally issued in January, which (More)
Minnesota federal judge extends ACA protection to transgender and gender non-conforming people
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Minnesota  ruled Friday that a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that bans discrimination in health care based on sex includes transgender and gender non-conforming people. Plaintiff (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 3 March 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: A judge for the Superior Court of Massachusetts ruled that Massachusetts' attorney general Maura Healey will not be barred by sovereign immunity from bringing a lawsuit against Pennsylvania Hig (More)
20 states challenge ACA as unconstitutional
A coalition of 20 states, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton , filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Monday alleging that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now unconstitutional after the passing of the T (More)
Massachusetts governor signs bill guaranteeing women access to free birth control
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed House No. 4009 (H4009) on Monday guaranteeing access to free contraception for women notwithstanding any future changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that may be effected by Congress . This developm (More)
Maine expands Medicaid by referendum with 60 percent approval
Residents of Maine on Tuesday voted to expand access to Medicaid to an additional 70,000 low-income individuals under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) , making it the first state to implement this expansion by referendum. Maine was one of the remaining (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 2 September 2017
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas granted a temporary restraining order Thursday, blocking Texas officials from enforcing a ban on the most common second trimes (More)
Bipartisan group of governors propose plan to stabilize healthcare
Ohio Governor John Kasich , Republican, and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper , Democrat, sent a letter to Congress Thursday proposing a plan to preserve the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to stabilize the healthcare market . The governors suggest pr (More)
Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties
Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a health care bill Thursday, proposing numerous changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) . The bill will repeal many of the ACA's measures including the tax increases it enforced to pay for itself and Me (More)
US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act
The US House of Representatives voted 217-213 Thursday to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace them using the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) . The AHCA would no longer impose a tax penalty for those who don't have (More)
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